Samuels Jewelers opening three new stores
Samuels Jewelers Inc. will open new locations in Texas and Ohio during the holiday shopping season, as well as remodel three existing stores, the company announced recently.
Zale records 12th quarter of positive comps
Same-store sales grew in Zale Corp.’s fiscal first quarter, driven by strong sales at the company’s Zales- and Peoples-branded stores and of both bridal and core fashion jewelry.
Tiffany’s comps in the Americas up only 1 percent
Tiffany & Co. reported Tuesday that same-store sales in the Americas rose 1 percent in the third quarter, with the growth attributable to sales at the company’s flagship store in New York City.
Comps up 4 percent, color ‘hot’ at Sterling
Sterling Jewelers Inc. reported Tuesday that same-store sales increased 4 percent in the third quarter, led by strength in sales of colored diamond jewelry, bridal and watches.
Walmart CEO to retire in early 2014
Walmart Stores Inc. announced Monday that Mike Duke, its president and CEO, will retire and be replaced by the head of the retailer’s international division, Doug McMillon.
Kohl’s takes integrated approach to Black Friday
Kohl’s Department Stores is teaming up with Jennifer Lopez, one of its collection designers, to launch an on-air and online Black Friday campaign that will include a preview of the singer’s new branded line of fine jewelry.